Dr. Foster Carr

General Practice
San Diego, CA
32 years experience male



San Diego, CA


450 W Laurel St., San Diego, CA

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

WellPoint Health Networks Inc


SCAN Health Plan

Prudential Insurance Company of America

CIGNA Health Care

Medical Card System Inc



Dr. Foster Carr MD has nurtured his passion for the field of telemedicine since 1994, when he created the first portal for personalized medical services ( Telemedical.com ). Since then, he has translated his passion into building a primary care medical practice that incorporates all forms of in-person and electronic communication. Today, Dr Carr's practice is serving a patient base physically in Southern California as well as virtually across the United States and internationally. The primary principals of his healthcare services are based on joint patient-physician decision making and evidence based care. He promotes nutritive and herbal remedies in combination with regenerative, pharmaceutical, physical therapy, and surgical solutions. He is also a strong advocate for genetic profiling and other prevention activities that help assess disease risk and optimize patient health. Dr. Carr combines both high touch and high tech abilities. His medical informatics self-training is combined with strong problem solving skills and a genuine respect for all patients. His patients report that video visits with him are entertaining and enlightening. He holds a BA in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College and an MD from Stanford Medical School with 2 years of PhD training in Cancer Biology. His internal medicine internship was completed at Mount Zion/UC SAN FRANSISCO and a year of internal medicine residency was completed at UC SAN DIEGO. He has been a general practitioner since 1991 and communicates in English, Spanish and German. contacts: [email protected]

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General Practice


United States: California

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Yes: Withdrawing from prednisone can cause lethargy but lethargy while taking it is less common side effect.
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Associated with HTN: An international study led by Imperial College London found a correlation between high levels of alanine and higher blood pressure, energy intake, cho ... Read More
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Androgenic alopecia: It is most likely that you have genetically programmed androgenic allopecia and earl y whitening of your hair. You should have a general physical per ... Read More
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Mar 18, 2014
Dr. Carr enjoys helping his clients and is very insightful with his answers- Dave
Mar 17, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My incontinent diarrhea is caused by neuro-immune disease. So many do not know that this can be a cause of chronic diarrhea. Nothing worked on me till I was put on lomotil.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! My 89 year old mother has a cold with dry cough. Always worried! Thank
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It's not an SD because I am not sexray active, and I'm 15. Thank you though

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1988MD


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